Innovations

Innovations

Quantum Encryption

Quantum encryption tested in real world over free space networks

For the first time, researchers have sent a quantum-secured message containing more than one bit of information per photon through the air above a...
Diamond Battery

A Diamond Battery from Nuclear Waste to last more than 5,000 YEARS

Diamond produces a charge when placed next to a radioactive source There are no moving parts, no emissions and no maintenance is needed ...
Silicon on Insulator

Aluminium Gallium Nitride Transistors on Silicon on Insulator Substrate

Chang Gung University and Episil-Precision in Taiwan claim the first demonstration of in-situ silicon nitride (SiNx) gate dielectric aluminium gallium nitride (AlGaN) barrier metal–insulator...
Molecular Robots

Tiny Molecular Robots may help to discover novel drugs

Scientists have created the world’s first ‘molecular robot’ – millionth of a millimetre in size – that can be used to build molecules and...
waterproof_ wearables

Solar cells powered Wearables works in water also

Organic solar cells that are waterproof and stretchable could someday be sewn into washable electronic clothing. Researchers in Japan describe fabricating and testing several of these...
Water-Based-Lithium-ion-Batteries

Water-Based Lithium-ion Batteries Without Explosive Risks

Researchers have developed for the first time a lithium-ion battery that uses a water-salt solution as its electrolyte and reaches the 4.0 volt mark...
Nanodiamonds

With Nanodiamonds Lithium-Ion Batteries provides 10x more energy

Microscopic diamonds added to lithium-based batteries could help prevent the fires and explosions that can bedevil the energy storage devices, a new study finds....
Photonics

Nanoscale optical quantum memory developed with intact properties

Quantum memory stores information in a similar fashion to the way traditional computer memory does, but on individual quantum particles - in this case,...
Disposable personal electronics

Eco-friendly Disposable Personal Electronics and Biomedical Devices in the Offing

Scientists have developed a new electronic device that can be triggered to dissolve through exposure to water molecules in the atmosphere. The advance may...

Improving energy efficiency with newly-discovered semiconductor dynamics

Researchers examining the flow of electricity through semiconductors have uncovered another reason these materials seem to lose their ability to carry a charge as...